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Tulsa Homeowner Shoots At Burglary Suspect

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The incident happened at a home in the 700 block of North Florence The incident happened at a home in the 700 block of North Florence

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TULSA, OK -- The silence of the night in Tulsa is shattered by gunfire after a homeowner surprises a burglary suspect.

Tulsa Police were called to a home in the 700 block of North Florence at 1:30 a.m. Friday. 

The homeowner heard a noise coming from the back of his house.  When he looked out the back door, he saw a man trying to pry it open with a knife.  

The homeowner told Tulsa Police that he feared for his life and the lives of his girlfriend and child.  He told officers, he then grabbed a rifle, opened the back door and fired one shot at the suspect. 

The suspect ran off and despite a search from the ground and air by Tulsa Police, the suspect was not located. 

Police officers did find a knife that had been left at the back door.

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